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Human Endeavour at the Brighton Photo Fringe. Glasgow Effect 6th-18th Nov.

Posted in Uncategorized by humanendeavour photography on October 8, 2012

Human Endeavour will be exhibiting a new project called Glasgow Effect at the the Brighton Photo Fringe. Alex Currie and Richard Chivers are working with Glaswegian photographer and filmmaker Chris Leslie to examine why in Glasgow you are more likely to self harm, suffer from behavioural problems, commit suicide or acts of violence and ultimately die a premature death than in any other post industrial city in the UK.

The exhibition runs from the 6th-18th NOV at Phoenix Arts Brighton.


Phoenix Arts Brighton, 10-14 Waterloo Place, Brighton, BN2 9NB

Photo. Alex Currie

Wideyed Collective at the Brighton Photo Fringe.

Posted in Uncategorized by humanendeavour photography on October 6, 2012

Human Endeavour are excited to be helping the Wideyed Collective  put on an exhibition for the Brighton Photo Fringe. The show will be outside behind St Peters Church in Brighton opposite Phoenix Arts.


In 1869, Josephine Bowes laid the foundation stone of the grand house destined to be both a home for her and her husband, John, and a place for them to house the large collection of artworks they intended to share with the people of Teesdale, County Durham.

Sadly, neither John nor Josephine Bowes lived to see the accomplishment of their project. The Bowes Museum was still opened to the public on 10th June 1892, but some areas of the building remained incomplete. Josephine’s ballroom never saw the grand parties it was intended for. Over the years, its bare plaster walls saw the caretakers’ children play and grow before being annexed as a temporary storage space for the collection.

In 2008, the neglected roof was restored and works began to turn the ballroom into a new archive for paintings, prints and books, with carefully designed new floor levels and a warren of dedicated spaces, innovatively structured to sit within the unusual, original building structure.

The images are of a space in transition; an unfulfilled dream about to find new life, but tinged with the stillness and sadness of what might have once been.

‘Lost Waltz’ is Wideyed exhibition by Richard Glynn, curated by Human Endeavour, as part of Brighton Photo Fringe 2012.

EXHIBITION VENUE: The North Lawn, St Peter’s Church, York Place, Brighton BN1 4GU

EXHIBITION DATES: 6th October – 18th November 2012